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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesn’t love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses aren’t the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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16 Benefits of Cayenne (Infographic)

We've all been there: guiltily slathering our food with ketchup, hot sauce, mayonaisse -- whatever salty and fatty sauce we can overuse to gain flavor. Cayenne is one of the unicorns of the food world…

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Spice Extract Shows Excellent Anti-Cancer Effects

Exciting research published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer found that a whole food extract of ginger containing a group of phytonutrients known as gingerols slowed cancer tumor growth and increas…

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Homemade Chai Concentrate

Recipe: Chai From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I love drinking chai, hot or iced, but I don’t love paying $4 for it at a coffee shop. Now I make my …

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Warm Up to Cayenne Pepper: 7 Powerful Reasons

During my growing up years, we never bought over-the-counter medicines for curing a bout of cold. My grandmother would dish up a bowl of hearty vegetable soup, and sprinkle a generous pinch of cayenne…

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Spicy Fresh Pea Salad (Recipe)

  When we think of peas, most of us think of the canned or frozen kind. And that's no surprise -- real, fresh peas can be difficult to find, and their season is short. You probably won't find …

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Spice Proven to Speed Metabolism, Fight Cancer

Turmeric is not just for curries anymore.  New research by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found the key ingredient in the spice turmeric, curcumin, enhances the activity of the cel…

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Turmeric: The Golden Spice

It is among earth’s first-known spices, also one of its most beneficial. Turmeric, a relative of ginger, boasts a staggering range of qualities that make it a must-have in your spice box. Besides, thi…

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Spice Nixes Pain, Inflammation, Brain Disease

If you've ever eaten an Indian curry, you're probably familiar with turmeric.  It is the yellowish spice commonly used in Indian cuisine.  While it adds delicious flavor to your meals, it also offers …

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A Healing Dessert

Nutty Sweet Rice Every ingredient of this delicate dessert has a healthy contribution to make. Enjoy it after a light dinner on a chilly night. Cook one cup basmati rice in two cups of water. In…

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